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When to Say No to Venture Capital

Instead of seeking financing, Ryan Smith spent four years bootstrapping to get his company off the ground. Here's why.

How a Brand Pivot Helped This Startup Disrupt a $30 Billion Dollar Industry

Finding success in the world of fraternities and sororities, this startup decided to step up its game and have its brand go big.

Melanie Spring

The Basics of Home Equity Financing

Raise money for your business from your house, but beware of losing the roof over your head.

Ameen Khwaja

How to Attract Talent With Little Cash

Our ASK the Expert VC John Frankel offers up advice about how to nab employees on a bootstrap budget.

John Frankel

Smelling the Roses: How One Startup Aims to Disrupt the Floral Industry

Startup The Bouqs is looking to take the thorn out of online floral delivery.

How NerdWallet Makes Headlines Without Landing Big VC Bucks

Self-funded startup founders may get to keep all their equity, but the process is no cake walk. Here are three major obstacles of running a bootstrapped company and how to overcome them.

Jake Gibson

Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business

If you don't want to give up control of your business to outside investors, consider crowdfunding and bootstrapping.

Looking to Raise Capital? Exhaust All Your Options.

Entrepreneur Liz Elam shares her insights on raising capital to launch a startup.

Liz Elam

6 Money-Saving Tips for Cash-Strapped Young ‘Treps

Business consultant Joshua Medcalf shares his advice for launching a business on a shoestring budget.

Joshua Medcalf

5 Quick Tips for Better Bootstrapping From SXSW

The founders of popular image-hosting service imgur on what it takes to launch a tech startup without seeking outside investors.

Bryan Keplesky

The Young Founder Behind a $100 Million Luxury Travel Business

How 31-year-old Joe Poulin bootstrapped Luxury Retreats, the villa-rental company he founded as a teenager.

Insider's Guide to How to Fund Your Startup

How you fund your startup will play a deciding role in the company you build.